Ambedkar

            

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Case Code : CLMISC018
Publication date : 2015
Subject : Miscellaneous
Industry : India
Organization : India
Length : 02 Pages
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Abstract: ICMR India ICMR India ICMR India ICMR India RSS Feed

This case is about Ambedkar, who is considered as one of the greatest leaders of modern India. Ambedkar played an important role in the drafting of Indian constitution. He also strived hard for the upliftment of backward sections in India. The reservation policy introduced by him in the Indian constitution opened a number of opportunities for the backward sections in the country. His life offers a number of lessons for modern managers...

Issues:

How entrepreneurs can lead their followers in reaching the collective goals of the organization
How can entrepreneurs face the impediments in their growth path
The capabilities entrepreneurs require at different phases of their journey
How leaders can motivate their followers

Introduction

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (Ambedkar), considered one of the greatest leaders of India, brought about many changes in the country. He fought against the caste system and played a key role in the drafting of the Indian constitution. Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891, in Mhow (now called Dr Ambedkar Nagar) in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

He was the last son of an army officer, Ramji Maloji Sakpal. Ambedkar’s family belonged to the Mahar caste, which ranked low in the Hindu caste hierarchy...

Key words:
Ambedkar,Politics,Hindus,Untouchability,Economics,London School of Economics,Leader,Caste,Columbia University,Political Economy,Religious Minorities,Education,Independence,Independent Labor Party,Constitution Drafting Committee





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